If there is still a Koinonia, I have to think Clarence would want us standing at the door to welcome the people Jesus is bringing home to us or would want us going out into the countryside to find them. There is still a Koinonia and we still are.
Fall is different at Koinonia. In the fall, we come together in a focused, intentional way. … This time of year, the bakery serves as a constant reminder that we all must work together to sustain the community.
Even just before I started writing this in fact I met one of the members walking across campus and when I greeted her she got got a huge smile on her face like something was funny, but not funny enough to laugh. I asked her what was funny, and she replied, “Nothing. I am just so glad you have arrived and are here,” and I think I am finally starting to hear what it really means.
Even as so many in our world reject religion, there is a spiritual hunger, a spiritual longing. A Way of Prayer tells a bit about the environment we attempt to create here to feed the spiritually hungry.